NY3405 : Grasmere

taken 1 year ago, near to Elterwater, Cumbria, Great Britain

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The weir marks the point where the River Rothay flows out of Grasmere.
Grasmere (Lake) :: NY3306
Grasmere (“lake or pool surrounded by grass”) is one of the smaller lakes in the Lake District. It gives its name to the nearby village of Grasmere which is immediately to the north of the lake.

The lake is just under one mile in length and covers an area of approximately ¼ square miles. It is both fed and drained by the River Rothay, which flows through the village before entering the lake, and then exits downstream into nearby Rydal Water, beyond which it continues into Windermere.

The waters are navigable, with private boats allowed and rowing boats for hire, but powered boats are prohibited. The lake contains a single island, known as The Island.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 25 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 26 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 3432 0595 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:26.6813N 3:0.8586W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 3435 0592
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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